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O Gracious Father, God Of Love

by Philip Doddridge (1702-1751)

Tune: Los Angeles C.M.

1 O GRACIOUS Father, God of love,
We own Thy power to save,
That power by which the Shepherd rose
Victorious o'er the grave.

2 Him from the dead Thou brought'st again,
When, by His precious blood
Confirmed and sealed for evermore,
The eternal covenant stood.

3 O may Thy Spirit guide our souls,
And mould them to Thy will,
That from Thy paths we ne'er may stray,
But keep Thy precepts still!

4 That to the Saviour's stature full
We nearer still may rise,
And all we think, or say, or do,
Be pleasing in Thine eyes.

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